News & Events

News & Events in 2014!

June: Misfit Jenny sold her second book, THE TRICK TO LANDING, to Meredith Rich at Bloomsbury Spark!

April: Misfit Gina sold her debut novel, LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE, in a two-book deal to Sara Sargent at Simon Pulse, for release in 2015!

February: Misfit Cait signed with agent Jessica Negron of Talcott Notch Literary Agency!

 January: Misfits Marieke and Megan both mentored in the second edition of PitchWars, after YAMF hosted the first edition here on the blog in 2013. Competition was fierce and fun was had by all.

Appearances in 2014! 

April 25-26, 2014: Misfit Megan will be at the Kentucky Writers Conference/Southern Kentucky Bookfest in Bowling Green, KY!

May 13-18, 2014: Misfits Erica and Marieke will be at the RT Booklovers Convention in NOLA!

May 29-31, 2014: Misfits Dahlia, Marieke, and Megan will be at Book Expo America in NYC!
Megan will be signing copies of BETWEEN on Friday, May 30, at 1:00 p.m.
Dahlia will be signing copies of BEHIND THE SCENES on Friday, May 30, at 3:00 p.m.

June 23, 2014: Misfits Dahlia and Maggie will be at Dahlia's launch party for BEHIND THE SCENES at Books of Wonder in NYC, 6-8 p.m.!

August 2, 2014: Misfit Megan's launch party for BETWEEN will be held at Morris Book Shop in Lexington, KY at 4 p.m.!

September 20, 2014: Misfits Dahlia and Megan will be at Chapter by Chapter BookRave in New Rochelle, NY!


So far, in Misfiteria:

News in 2013: Four Misfits sold their books in 2013. Megan sold her hilarious paranormal romance BETWEEN to Spencer Hill Press, to be published in July 2014. Chessie sold her totally heartbreaking contemporary ASK AGAIN LATER to Greenwillow, to be published in 2015. Dahlia sold her YA romance BEHIND THE SCENES to Spencer Hill Contemporary, to be published on June 24, 2014. And Jenny debuted with THE ART OF FALLING in December 2013, as one of Bloomsbury Spark's launch titles!

Three Misfits self-published their books! Leigh Ann debuted with her superhero duet ONE and TWO, which will be followed in 2014 with SOLVING FOR EX and FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS. Jamie launched her YA sci-fi ULTRAVIOLET CATASTROPHE, to be followed in 2014 with her NA sci-fi THE STAR THIEF. And Cait introduced the world to her two sizzling hot NAs: EYRE HOUSE and PARAWARS: UPRISING.

Check out OUR BOOKS for more information on all the books, stunning covers, and more!

Appearances in 2013: FOUR Misfits (Dahlia, Gina, Maggie, and Marieke) attended this year's SCBWI-NY winter conference (or at least hung out in the general vicinity!) in NYC. Misfits Megan and Dahlia also found their way to Book Expo America in May. 

2012: The official launch of! Our very first Misfit sale! Misfit Maggie sold her international thriller trilogy, to Putnam/Penguin, to be published in 2015!


We have several other events and contests in the works! As soon as details are official, we'll post them here. Be sure to check back for more information!


mary stewart said...

YA Misfits looks great... Love the name!

Anonymous said...

Love the Name! So creative :)

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